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Need to write a letter stating why i want to stay in the army and what my goals are.

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you overseas or stateside?

Stateside, their considering discharging my for my BMI. So I must write a letter.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?

Yes, and all I know is I need to write this letter asap

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No, just would like some ways of how to say this is all i wanted my whole life.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Military Law
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Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Can you provide some context? What is going on?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I had 6 months to get my BMI down, I didn't make it. So there my chapter paperwork and I'm told it's going thru. However, I can write a letter stating why I want to stay in and my goals. I just would like help finding the right words to use.
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Can you tell me, how many years of service do you have?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
As of tomorrow it'll be 6yrs
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Plus 1 tour in afghanistan
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Ahh...so you rate a hearing. Did you elect a hearing on this matter? Is it scheduled?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I'm not sure of the date
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Thank you

Can you speak on the phone? This would allow me to address your concerns directly. There is a nominal additional charge. I do not time my phone calls...we can converse until you receive the information you need.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I'm currently at work, so unable to. I must have the letter done by tomorrow morning from what my sgt has told me today.
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Wait...why are you submitting the letter now, if your board has not been scheduled? Have you been detailed a lawyer yet? If so, have you met with them?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No, none of that. I only know what my sgt has told me. He states if I wanted to write this letter to stay in I needed to do it asap.
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 7 months ago

OK. Well, I think you may be getting some bad advice...actually, I am certain of it.
Regardless, how can I help...I can not write the letter for you. This is why I recommend we chat on the phone (I can give you some insight into what such a letter will included). I would be happy to chat this evening if that works for you

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
That's all I wanted was some insight into words to use, ect. I'm not much of a letter writer, maybe I'll just google and see if I can find some example letters.
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Suit yourself. Again, the offer is open if you like.

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